wireless telegraph

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Noun1.wireless telegraph - the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)wireless telegraph - the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)
radio, wireless - a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
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Finally one of the children inquired why we couldn't hear from Princess Dorothy by wireless telegraph, which would enable her to communicate to the Historian whatever happened in the far-off Land of Oz without his seeing her, or even knowing just where Oz is.
It happened, at that time, that a wireless telegraph station was established by the Thurston Power Company close to his shop.
It was dotted with bright-looking, steep-roofed, villages, and each showed a distinctive and interesting church beside its wireless telegraph steeple; here and there were large chateaux and parks and white roads, and paths lined with red and, white cable posts were extremely conspicuous in the landscape.
Bax's had told him that the success of our rule in India, that vast country, largely depended upon the strict code of politeness which the English adopted towards the natives, which led to the remark that small things were not necessarily small, and that somehow to the virtue of sympathy, which was a virtue never more needed than to-day, when we lived in a time of experiment and upheaval-- witness the aeroplane and wireless telegraph, and there were other problems which hardly presented themselves to our fathers, but which no man who called himself a man could leave unsettled.
In 1907, according to a contract between the Bulgarian and Russian Governments, to the village of Franga (today Kamenar), north of Varna, the first Bulgarian wireless telegraph was launched.
Forced to flee, Virginia eventually retrained as a wireless telegraph operator in England and returned to the continent for the remainder of the war, working both for the British and the newly formed American OSS.
Sabine Lautenschlager said in 1903, the Italian inventor Marconi demonstrated his new invention, a wireless telegraph, to a large audience.
1920 - The world's first wireless telegraph broadcasting service is transmitted in Chelmsford, England.
The Wireless Telegraph Act 2006 states that "the use of any apparatus, whether or not wireless telegraphy apparatus, for the purpose of interfering with any wireless telegraphy, is an offence".
During the war, St Kilda was a wireless telegraph station for allied ships and was patrolled by 10 sailors.

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